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    Mezzi Rigatoni Pasta

    Product Weight:
    1 lbs.


    Mezzi Rigatoni is the smaller, shorter sibling of the classic ridged tube-shaped pasta, Rigatoni. Most common in Southern Italy, Mezzi Rigatoni pasta boasts a hollow body perfect for capturing sauces and smaller ingredients.

    DeLallo Pasta comes from the town where pasta was born, a region near Naples, at the beginning of the Amalfi Coast. The art of making our pasta begins with the very best quality wheat. We carefully choose wheat with the highest gluten index, gluten content and protein content. All of these characteristics affect how the pasta cooks, as well as its taste and texture. The durum wheat is milled into coarse ground semolina flour and then carefully kneaded with cold, fresh, mineral-rich mountain spring water. We dry our pasta slowly at low temperatures to reproduce the traditional way of making pasta. This method respects the ingredients, preserving the pasta’s color, texture and aroma.

    • Made in Italy with an exclusive blend of the highest quality durum wheat.
    • Extruded with traditional bronze dies for a rougher sauce-capturing surface area.
    • Cooks up perfectly al dente with a hearty chewy bite.
    • A shorter version of the ridged, tube-shaped pasta, Rigatoni.

    Kitchen and Usage Tips:

    Shorter than Rigatoni, this tube-shaped pasta pairs best with rich tomato sauces—often spicy and loaded with hot peppers to pay homage to its Southern Italian roots. Rigatoni also shines in chunky vegetable sauces that can be scooped up easily in its hollow body. We love Mezzi Rigatoni with sautéed red peppers and Italian sausage in a traditional Peperonata sauce or in a spicy tomato sauce loaded up with Calabrian chili peppers.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    What Is Mezzi Rigatoni? Mezzi Rigatoni is a smaller, shorter version of the classic Rigatoni pasta. Associated with both Central and Southern Italian dishes, this short cut of pasta consists of tubes that are marked with ridges. These characteristics give Mezzi Rigatoni pasta a hearty, chewy texture and the perfect shape for capturing sauces and ingredients.

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    What Is The Difference Between Mezzi Rigatoni And Rigatoni? Mezzi Rigatoni and Rigatoni are both tubular pasta with ridges, but Mezzi Rigatoni are smaller and shorter than Rigatoni.

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